APPLIED RESEARCH PROJECT
Credit points: 15
The project focuses on developing students' skills in system design,implementation, testing and documentation for solving Research problems in Information Technology. Students learn to understand the underlying research question specific to the chosen project; design, develop, test and document a software(or simulation) system for the analysis of the research problem.
SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorPrakash Veeraraghavan
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Incompatible subjects CSE5PRA or CSE5ITP or CSE3PRA or CSE5IDP
Equivalent subjects CSE5ITP or CSE5PRA or CSE5PRB
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Conduct effective research using methodology appropriate to the discipline of the project.
- Workshops introduce research methodologies relevant to the discipline of the project.
02. Compare and critically evaluate research conducted in the relevant discipline to identify innovative contributions.
- Workshop and lab classes for preparing a research literature survey.
03. Develop prototype implementations of research relevant systems to professional standards accepted by the discipline research community.
- Lab classes to ensure correct problem-solving background is addressed including determining exemplars for modelling their solutions.
04. Produce comprehensive written reports to effectively communicate research outcomes
- Practical workshops and seminars for developing documentation of research methods, results and outcomes.
05. Conduct professional oral presentations of research work to expert and non-expert audiences.
- Workshops will support reflective analysis of presentations (communication skills) of invited seminar speakers.
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Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPrakash Veeraraghavan
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Workshop from Week-2"
One 3.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Group Literature Review Seminar - 5 minutes per student (mid semester)||Each student in the team will contribute their own literature review speaking component as part of the survey. 50% grading split between group and individual weightings.||10||01, 02, 05|
|Final research results seminar - 5 minutes per student (End of semester)||Individuals will outline their results within an integrated research study. 50% grading split between group and individual weightings.||10||01, 02, 03, 05|
|Research report - End of Semester (2000 words per student)||The form of this assessment will mirror the format of a research whitepaper outlining the contributions of the system. 20% group share, 80% individually assessed.||50||01, 02, 03, 04|
|Literature survey report- Mid semester (1000 words per student)||Written feedback will be provided on the assessment item. Each student in the team will contribute their own literature review component as part of an integrated group survey. This will be individually assessed.||20||01, 02, 04|
|Weekly research progress review - (150 words unstructured journal of research progress per student)||Weekly reviews mirror the standard practice of research supervision conducted by staff in the department of CS&IT. 50% group common grade, 50% individual grade to reflect group dynamics and individual contributions.||10||01|